Cape Town – There was a tense stand-off between learners of Heathfield High School, police and metro police after the school called in the authorities to deal with unruly behaviour of its pupils.
Police vehicles were stoned and fighting broke out between learners.
Tensions at the school stem from the Western Cape Education Department’s (WCED) decision to fire former principal Wesley Neumann after a disciplinary hearing found that he had failed to follow a departmental directive to keep the school open during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
The City’s law enforcement officials searched learners and found a variety of weapons and drugs. They arrested two men who entered the school…
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